Distillery in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Maison Denoix

Since 1839, this traditional distillery has produced the favourite Corrèze firewater, l’eau de noix (walnut liqueur), alongside concoctions such as chocolate and quince liqueurs. See the copper stills and sample...

Church in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Collégiale St-Martin

In the heart of town, the Romanesque Collégiale St-Martin dates from the 11th century. Original parts include the transept and a few decorated columns depicting fabulous beasties and biblical scenes.

Museum in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Musée Labenche

The town’s main museum is in the beautiful Renaissance Hôtel de Labenche. Exhibits explore local history and archaeology, and there’s a collection of accordions and unique 17th-century English tapestries.